Study in The Gambia

If you want to study in The Gambia, then you need to know which of its universities are right for you. Times Higher Education World University Rankings take the top institutions in the world, and look at their performance across all of their core objectives: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

The Gambia does not currently have any universities in the overall Times Higher Education World University Rankings. However, if we have data about any institutions in the country, then they will appear on the map.

Choosing where to study in The Gambia is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. THE’s student resources are here to help you make the right choice. We’ve pulled together some information that we hope will help you to decide where to study.

Use the map to see where The Gambia’s top universities are located, and if any institutions are of particular interest, you can click on their name, or the “explore” button, to find out more about them. We’ve also pulled in information about how much The Gambia is investing in its higher education, and also how many people live there.

Our World University Rankings were founded in 2004 and our data are trusted by governments and universities across the world.

Statistics about The Gambia

  • Expenditure on education out of total expenditure 10.28%
  • Of which, on higher education 10.73%
  • Enrollment rate in higher education 3.1%
  • Population 1,990,924
  • Unemployment 29.69%
  • Annual GDP 4.72%
Data source: The World Bank